AHC Accuses Former Communications Director of Embezzlement

The American Horse Council has filed a lawsuit accusing its former communications director Ashley Furst of embezzling more than $500,000 from the nonprofit and its charitable foundation over the course of nearly five years.
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The American Horse Council (AHC) and the American Horse Council Foundation have filed a lawsuit accusing their former communications director Ashley Furst of embezzling more than $500,000.

The complaint filed Sept. 25 in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado alleges that Furst “orchestrated a complex and carefully planned criminal enterprise whereby she stole at least $588,061.84 from the nonprofit and its charitable foundation over the course of nearly five years.”

The complaint claims the funds were allegedly used to support a “lavish lifestyle and to make large purchases

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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